Cognitive Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for by Joseph F. Goldberg, Katherine E. Burdick

By Joseph F. Goldberg, Katherine E. Burdick

A transforming into physique of scientific and experimental facts indicates that neurocognitive disorder is a primary but often missed or misidentified portion of bipolar illness. the 1st entire publication of its style, Cognitive disorder in Bipolar affliction: A consultant for Clinicians compiles the newest info in neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, and practical results study to permit clinicians to extra successfully make the most of pharmacological and psychotherapeutic thoughts of their remedy of bipolar disorder.

This quantity outlines and demystifies present wisdom approximately neuropsychological functioning in bipolar ailment in a reader-friendly, easy-to-understand consultant for practitioners. Its 12 chapters, written through 23 internationally-renowned professional members, learn such themes as attentional and govt functioning, neuroimaging and genetic correlates of cognitive functioning, pharmacologic options, bipolar illness in pediatric sufferers, and cognition around the existence span. The ebook additionally comprises worthwhile bulleted take-home issues on the finish of every bankruptcy that summarize major techniques, in addition to case vignettes and illustrative examples that depict the scientific software of particular neurocognitive principles.

utilizing appropriate purposes from cognitive neuroscience, Cognitive disorder in Bipolar Disorder presents clinicians with a complete assessment of spectacular breakthroughs within the evaluate and remedy of sufferers with bipolar illness. It plows new floor within the psychological overall healthiness undefined, correcting distortions and laying the root for destiny scientific study during this swiftly increasing box

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Dimensions of Cognition and Measures of Cognitive Function 7 short-term memory), but the memory can also be stored more permanently and retained over very long periods of time given proper consolidation. For example, due to the frequency with which a person repeats his or her own phone number (rehearsal), very often the person will be able to recall his or her childhood phone number, despite not having used it in many years. – Retrieval. Retrieval is the recall, or calling back, of information that was encoded and stored, typically in response to some cue or query.

Depression or anxiety) to problems with memory per se (see Chapter 5 of this volume). Executive Function Recent studies indicate that impaired executive function is the most consistently reported neurocognitive deficit in euthymic bipolar disorder patients. After controlling for variables such as age, estimated intellectual function, and subsyndromal affective symptoms, several studies have demonstrated deficits in components of executive function, including planning (Ferrier et al. 1999; Thompson et al.

However, on average, the manic patients did not significantly prefer the safe decks over the risky decks, and thus did not fully resemble the profile for patients with ventromedial damage to the PFC. , as measured on the California Verbal Learning Test). On a related test, the Cambridge Gamble Task, manic patients showed impaired probability judgment and increased deliberation times (Murphy et al. 2001). This test aimed to remove the learning elements from the Iowa Gambling Task, so as to isolate behavioral changes specifically related to risk-taking behavior.

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